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Judith A. Curtis
Law Offices of Judith A. Curtis, Grosse Pointe
Judith A. Curtis practices in the area of domestic relations appeals. She was a member of the Family Law Section Council of the State Bar of Michigan for 6 years and has been a member of the Appellate Practice Section Council for 12 years. She has lectured on family law and appellate procedure for ICLE, the Family Law Section, Michigan...View Full Bio

Christopher J. Harrington
Oakland County Friend of the Court, Pontiac
Christopher J. Harrington began working as a family division referee for the court in June 2017. He previously worked in private practice for 11 years at Harrington Law PLC in Novi. As a private practitioner, Mr. Harrington dedicated his practice to a full range of family law matters, including divorce, custody, adoption, paternity, support, and separate maintenance cases. He also...View Full Bio

Veronica R. Leonard
Veronica R. Leonard PLLC, Southfield
Veronica R. Leonard began her private practice in 2004, handling issues in all areas of family law, including divorce, child support, custody, postjudgment modifications, and enforcement proceedings. She began her legal career as a law clerk for the Oakland County Friend of the Court. While attending Wayne State University Law School, Ms. Leonard was a judicial law clerk for...View Full Bio

Keri Middleditch
Middleditch Law, Birmingham
Keri Middleditch has more than 10 years of experience handling issues of divorce, custody, parenting time, paternity, child support, property settlement, juvenile guardianships, adoptions, termination of parental rights, same-sex parenting time agreements, personal protection orders, and grandparents' rights. She also serves as a Guardian ad Litem to minor children, often in the middle of their parents' custody battle. Prior to...View Full Bio

Diana Raimi
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC, Ann Arbor
Diana Raimi practices in the areas of domestic relations law, commercial transactions, and litigation. In her domestic relations practice, she focuses on property division in high-asset divorce cases, pre- and postnuptial agreements, and mediation and arbitration services. A member of the Washtenaw County Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan, Ms. Raimi is a fellow of the American Academy...View Full Bio

Monika Holzer Sacks
Nichols Sacks Slank Sendelbach & Buiteweg PC, Ann Arbor
Monika Holzer Sacks practices in the areas of family law, mediation, collaborative practice, and arbitration and also practices as a parenting coordinator. A divorce mediator since 1992, she is a former president of the Washtenaw County Bar Association, where she also chaired the Family Law Section. Ms. Sacks has served with several groups in the State Bar of Michigan, including...View Full Bio

Lisa J. Schmidt
Schmidt & Long PLLC, Ferndale
Lisa J. Schmidt focuses her practice in the areas of family, juvenile, and criminal defense law. She is a member of the Family Law and Young Lawyers Sections of the State Bar of Michigan as well as the Oakland County Bar's Family Law and New Lawyers Committees. The author of two blogs, Ms. Schmidt has also lectured for general audiences...View Full Bio

Todd S. Selin
Mallory Lapka Scott & Selin PLLC, Lansing
Todd S. Selin, a partner with the firm, has focused his practice on domestic relations law for the past 20 years. He was an elected member of the State Bar of Michigan Family Law Council from 2000 to 2009, and served as chair of the Ingham County Bar Association Family Law Section from 2006 to 2012. Mr. Selin has lectured...View Full Bio

Rebecca E. Shiemke
Michigan Poverty Law Program, Ann Arbor
Rebecca E. Shiemke is the family law attorney at the Michigan Poverty Law Program (MPLP), a cooperative project of Legal Services of South Central Michigan and the University of Michigan Law School. MPLP is a statewide program that provides legal support, consultation, and training to legal services attorneys and poverty law advocates. Ms. Shiemke is also the managing attorney of...View Full Bio

Ivonne M. Soler
Butzel Long, Detroit
Ivonne M. Soler practices in the areas of family law and business and commercial litigation. She represents clients with family and domestic relations issues, including divorce, property division, spousal and child support, child custody and parenting time, change of domicile, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, postjudgment enforcement, adoption, and assisted reproduction (family building). Ms. Soler also represents clients in general matters...View Full Bio

Rebecca Tooman
Innovative Law Services PLLC, Novi
Rebecca Tooman is a family law attorney, mediator, and collaborative lawyer. She is the sole practitioner at her firm, and her services include representation, mediation, collaborative divorce practice, and limited scope consultations. Ms. Tooman is both a lawyer and an accountant and her background in finances assists her in resolving monetary disputes and analyzing the marital estate. She is a...View Full Bio

Lisa F. Geherin
ICLE Advisory Board Liaison
Lisa F. Geherin manages the sales department, overseeing business development efforts related to the ICLE Partnership, live events, and publications. Ms. Geherin previously coordinated and planned ICLE live seminars and institutes. Before joining ICLE in 2010, she was the business development counsel for First American Title's National Commercial Services Division in Michigan, responsible for marketing and sales efforts in Metro...View Full Bio
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